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ENHYPEN: K-pop Profile, Facts, and More – Get to Know ’em

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Get to know the ENHYPEN members up close, the rising superstars of the Korean Pop industry!

Enhypen is a popular South Korean boy group that burst into the K-pop industry in 2020. Formed through the survival reality show “I-LAND,” this talented septet quickly captivated fans around the world with their exceptional vocals, impressive dance moves, and magnetic stage presence.

With their youthful energy, catchy music, and striking visuals, Enhypen has amassed a dedicated fanbase, known as “ENGENE,” who eagerly support and cheer them on.

As they continue to explore diverse musical styles and evolve as artists, Enhypen is poised to leave a lasting impact on the K-pop industry and beyond.

ENHYPEN DARK BLOOD Concept Photo (NEW Ver.)

What does ENHYPEN mean?

Enhypen derives its name from the hyphen (-) symbol, it means that the members of the group will connect, discover each other, and grow together.

When did ENHYPEN debut?

Enhypen debuted on November 30, 2020.

Who are the ENHYPEN members?

The 7 members of ENHYPEN are — Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake, Sunghoon, Sunoo, and Ni-ki.

What is ENHYPEN’s fandom name?

Enhypen’s fandom name is ENGENE. ENGENE has two meanings: first, is that Engenes are their “engines” meaning they enable Enhypen to grow and keep going; second, Engene is Enhypen’s gene meaning that they share the same DNA to connect, discover, and grow together.

What are ENHYPEN’s positions?

Jungwon – Leader
Heeseung – Center
Jay – (?)
Jake – (?)
Sunghoon – (?)
Sunoo – (?)
Ni-ki – (?)

Who is the oldest in ENHYPEN?

Enhypen’s hyung is Heeseung who was born in 2001.

Who is the youngest in ENHYPEN?

Enhypen’s maknae is Ni-ki who was born in 2005.

Who is the visual of ENHYPEN?

Again, there are no official positions but the member that fits the KBS (Korean Beauty Standard) most is Sunghoon.

Which entertain/label is ENHYPEN under?

Enhypen is under BE:LIFT Lab, a joint label by HYBE and CJ E&M Entertainment.

When did ENHYPEN receive their first win?

ENHYPEN had their first music show win 155 days after their debut on May 4, 2021.

What are ENHYPEN’s Official Social Media Accounts?

Facebook
Instagram
Spotify
Tiktok
Official TwitterMembers Twitter
Weverse
YouTube

ENHYPEN MEMBERS: Their K-pop Profile, Facts, and More

Jungwon

ENHYPEN JUNGWON DARK BLOOD Concept Photo (NEW Ver.)

Real Name – Yang Jungwon (양정원)
Birthday – February 9, 2004 (19 years old)
Zodiac Sign – Aquarius
Chinese Zodiac Sign – Monkey
MBTI – ISTJ
Height – approx. 175 cm (5′ 9″)
Birthplace – Seoul, South Korea
Representative Emoji – 🐱 and/or 🐈

10 Random Facts about Jungwon!

  1. Jungwon has an older sister who is reportedly 2 years older than him.
  2. He performed Jay Park’s All I Wanna Do along with eliminated trainee Taeyong and a trainee that withdrew from the show, Yoonwon.
  3. Jungwon trained for 1 year & 4 months prior to taking part in I-LAND. (1,417,620 votes cast for him as first place finisher in its final round)
  4. He got complimented by Rain on I-Land’s 4th episode because of his amazing dance skills.
  5. He used to be a trainee at SM Entertainment.
  6. During I-Land days, he was praised by Bang PD for his unique and charming vocals.
  7. He did Taekwondo for 7 years and was an athlete for 4 years.
  8. He has a dog named Maeumi.
  9. Jungwon was raised by his grandmother.
  10. His role model is BTS’ Jungkook.

Read more about Jungwon!

Heeseung

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Real Name – Lee Heeseung (이희승)
Birthday – October 15, 2001 (21 years old)
Zodiac Sign – Libra
Chinese Zodiac Sign – Snake
MBTI – INTP
Height – approx. 183 cm (6′ 0″)
Birthplace – Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Representative Emoji – 🦌 and 🐹

10 Random Facts about Heeseung!

  1. He has an older brother who is 2 years older than him who appeared in one of their videos on their YouTube channel. It is confirmed that his name is Lee Heedo.
  2. Heeseung trained for 3 years & 1 month prior to taking part in I-LAND. (1,137,323 votes cast for him as fifth place finisher in its final round)
  3. He performed NCT U’s “BOSS” solo during I-Land’s 1st episode, and the trainees thought of him as the ACE since he used to place 1st in everything as a BigHit trainee.
  4. He was close with TXT members even before debuting because he used to train with them.
  5. He was supposed to debut with TXT, but by the time he joined BigHit entertainment, the group had already been formed by then.
  6. His favorite colors are purple and ivory.
  7. His favorite food is ramen/ramyeon.
  8. Heeseung’s favorite Japanese food is gyukatsu, a deep-fried beef cutlet that is traditionally made with wagyu beef.
  9. His favorite beverage is Galbae (pear juice).
  10. Heeseung’s favorite ice-cream flavor is Rainbow Sherbet.

Read more about Heeseung!

Jay

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Real Name – Jay Park (Korean name: Park Jongseong 박종성)
Birthday – April 20, 2002 (21 years old)
Zodiac Sign – Taurus
Chinese Zodiac Sign – Horse
MBTI – ENFJ
Height – approx. 180 cm (5′ 11″)
Birthplace – Seattle, Washington, USA
Representative Emoji – 🦅 and 🐈‍⬛

10 Random Facts about Jay!

  1. He is an only child.
  2. Jay was born to a wealthy family as his dad owns a travel business, Sinar Tours, and is the co-founder and CEO of Fitbit.
  3. He performed NCT U’s The 7th Sense together with Sunghoon in ILAND’S 1st episode. The other trainees said that they were charismatic.
  4. Jay trained for 2 years and 1 month prior to taking part in I-LAND (1,182,889 votes cast for him as second place finisher in its final round)
  5. His favorite color is purple.
  6. Jay’s favorite food is corn.
  7. His favorite Starbucks drink is Caramel Frappuccino.
  8. He is allergic to cats.
  9. Jay, Sunghoon, and Jake make up “02z”, or Enhypen members born in 2002
  10. Jay was already friends with Heeseung before debuting.

Read more about Jay!

Jake

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Real Name – Jake Sim (Korean name: Sim Jaeyun 심재윤)
Birthday – November 15, 2002 (20 years old)
Zodiac Sign– Scorpio
Chinese Zodiac Sign – Horse
MBTI – ESTJ
Height – approx. 177 cm (5′ 10″)
Birthplace – Brisbane, Australia
Representative Emoji – 🦮

10 Random Facts about Jake!

  1. He was born in South Korea but moved to Australia when he was still young, having an older brother as well as being part of a wealthy family.
  2. He sang “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber for his audition.
  3. As Sunoo performed TXT’s Crown on the inaugural episode of I-LAND with Youngbin (an eliminated contestant), all members found him very handsome upon first meeting him; all thought he was cute but awkward;
  4. Jake trained for nine months prior to taking part in I-LAND (1,179,637 votes cast for him as third place finisher in its final round)
  5. His favorite beverage is grape flavored soda.
  6. Jake’s favorite ice cream flavor is My Mom Is An Alien (chocolate)
  7. Jay, Sunghoon and Jake make up “02z”, or Enhypen members born in 2002
  8. Jake favors the colors black and ivory.
  9. His favorite season of the year is Spring.
  10. He has an adorable pup named Layla. Jake named his dog Layla after Eric Clapton’s song of the same name and she was born October 31st 2017.

Read more about Jake!

Sunghoon

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Real Name – Park Sunghoon (박성훈)
Birthday – December 8, 2002 (20 years old)
Zodiac Sign– Sagittarius
Chinese Zodiac Sign – Horse
MBTI – ISTJ
Height – approx. 181 cm (5′ 11″)
Birthplace – Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Representative Emoji – 🐧 and 🐰

10 Random Facts about Sunghoon!

  1. Sunghoon has a sister who is five years younger than him, named Park Yeji.
  2. In I-Land’s 1st episode, he performed NCT U’s The 7th Sense together with Jay. The other trainees said that they were both charismatic and handsome.
  3. Sunghoon trained for 2 years and 1 month prior to taking part in I-LAND (1,088,413 votes cast for him as sixth place finisher in its final round)
  4. Sunghoon was nine years old when he started figure skating, and he retired in 2020. He had been figure skating for ten years.
  5. Sunghoon has represented South Korea in various competitions, and he has earned several medals as well.
  6. He was voted as the most handsome trainee during I-Land.
  7. His dream of becoming an idol began when he went to a BTS concert.
  8. Sunghoon, with Heeseung, Jay, and Jungwon, were BigHit trainees and have hung out before I-Land days.
  9. He graduated from Pangok Highschool, which is located in Gyeonggi-do province.
  10. He likes foods with protein and his favorite food is steak.

Read more about Sunghoon!

Sunoo

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Real Name – Kim Sunoo (김선우)
Birthday – June 24, 2003 (20 years old)
Zodiac Sign– Cancer
Chinese Zodiac Sign – Sheep/Goat
MBTI – ENFP
Height – approx. 175 cm (5′ 9″)
Birthplace – Suwon-si, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Representative Emoji – 🦊

10 Random Facts about Sunoo!

  1. He has an older sister who appears to be a Jay and Sunghoon stan.
  2. Sunoo likes the colors blue, mint, pink, and purple.
  3. He likes spicy foods and said that his “soul food” is tteokbokki.
  4. His favorite ice cream flavors are mint chocolate and pink sherbet.
  5. Sunoo graduated from Hanlim Arts School (Department of Practical Dance) along with fellow member, Jay in 2022.
  6. He entered I-LAND first, along with fellow member Jake and an eliminated trainee, Youngbin. They went last and performed TXT’s Crown and made everyone smile with their performance.
  7. Sunoo trained for ten months prior to taking part in I-LAND and was announced as the producer’s pick in the final round. (935,771 votes cast for him as eighth place finisher in its final round)
  8. Before appearing in I-LAND, he thought Heeseung disliked him but Heeseung confirmed that it wasn’t true and it was just a misunderstanding.
  9. He loves all the seasons of the year.
  10. His favorite subjects in school are Music and P.E.

Read more about Sunoo!

Ni-ki

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Real Name – Nishimura Riki (西村 力)
Birthday – December 9, 2005 (17 years old)
Zodiac Sign– Sagittarius
Chinese Zodiac Sign – Rooster
MBTI – ESFP
Height – approx. 183 cm (6′ 0″)
Birthplace – Okayama, Japan
Representative Emoji – 🐆

10 Random Facts about Ni-ki!

  1. Ni-ki has two sisters, one is older, and the other one is younger than him. Konon is one year and six months older than him while Sola, is three years and nine months younger than him.
  2. He performed SuperM’s Jopping together with eliminated trainees Nicholas and Hanbin.
  3. Ni-ki trained for 8 months prior to taking part in I-LAND. (1,140,718 votes votes cast for him as fourth place finisher in its final round)
  4. He is considered the best dancer in Enhypen by both the fans and the members.
  5. He started dancing at the age of 3 and began learning with genres like jazz and ballet.
  6. He used to be a back-up dancer for SHINee.
  7. He has a dog named Bisco.
  8. Ni-ki was called ‘Little Michael Jackson’ because he used to be a big fan of Michael Jackson.
  9. He’s left-handed.
  10. He started dancing when he was 3 years old.

Read more about Ni-ki!

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